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Harry last won the day on June 2 2017

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    Home - Bexley, London/Kent border. Work - Cannon Street, C London
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    Weather (specifically thunderstorms), golf, squash and football...quite into astronomy and swimming also. Went on my first US storm chase in late April/early May 2010 - had an amazing time!! :D

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  1. Join the club! This evening has been like finding a £20 note in jeans you haven’t worn for 6 months
  2. Kudos to you Nick - definitely paid off. She’s going a bit quieter now but I can hardly say I’m surprised. Giving the occasional flash and grumble still though!
  3. Just arriving here @Nick F Surprised to see a storm today, especially one this active!!!! Yay!!!
  4. Pleasant surprise waking up to thunder and lightning - of course it was forecast by some and by some models, but it’s always nice when it happens as forecast
  5. Just had a look at NetWx model and the NMM and they are having none of it. BBC, UKMO and Euro4 thinking yes. We’ll see.
  6. Proper mackerel sky here with some Ac visible earlier. Maybe there’ll be enough instability for some isolated thunder and heavy downpours. Will keep windows open just in case (and it’s meant to be a fairly warm night)
  7. E Kent now. Pics I posted earlier were as we were approaching M20 J10. Through the rear side of the storm now - was a peach. Definitely some severe elements in there, including very strong wind gusts on the leading edge.
  8. Just about to move into the proper storm after an intense gust front. Sky is black, frequently lightning and could see hail curtains. Now moving into the torrential rain.
  9. This is one stunning looking storm (MCS in Kent). Definitely looks severe and very green. Some lowerings too!! And we are just about to drive into it...wish us luck!!!
  10. Biblical rain here and only what I can describe as a lightning barrage akin with what you see in the States (if maybe not quite as frequent). Am a passenger in a car at the moment and a CG (multiple flashes) landed close enough to make the car shake and a phenomenal bang. Roads are flash flooding in minutes. Awesome!
  11. Just saw my first CG of the day - a stunning multi stroke
  12. Stunning clouds from this latest cell and some emerging greenage too! Not in my photos though which should an elevated mini gust front type formation followed by undulatus asperatus
  13. Sky turning very dark again here on London/Kent border. Had an elevated thunderstorm about an hour ago and have had rumbles/booms since from the west. Could see a new anvil just to my south a short while ago now going very dark and breezy! EDIT - New rumble from this fresh cell - and another. Seems much more punchy than the last one. Oh! And another.
  14. Thunder and lightning here now from a small little cell
  15. AcCas produced a short spell of big raindrops earlier. Now I can see the cell and darkening skies to my west over London. Was on the phone to my boss who is in the London office and said that it looked as if a storm was developing - about 60s later she reported a huge crack of thunder (weather nerd reputation still intact lol). Extremely oppressive here today - heading to the Kent coast this evening hopefully skipping ahead over the main activity with action for their sweeping in around 21z - 22z. Fingers crossed.